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... upon the correct steroid replacement. I have greatly increased my hydrocortisone, but seem to burn through it quickly so am considering switching to prednisone. Or maybe not switch entirely to prednisone, but take a little each day for longer coverage. With hydrocortisone, I feel very up and down.. ... (0 replies)
... probably wouldn't for long term. Many many people take it as their replacement. Thing is we are not taking massive doses...only a "replacement" dose. When on prednisone I tapered my dose to 5mg. 4mg a.m. ... (6 replies)
... Again, I wish I could get a more definitive and correct answer about the long term safety of taking Prednisone vs. Hydrocortisone. ... (8 replies)

... Many take Prednisone as a replacement. It has to be converted in the liver so takes longer before it is available for the body to use. ... (8 replies)
... I am having such a difficult time with figuring out dosing of Hydrocortisone. I seem to burn through Hydrocortisone so quickly and this is especially causing problems with sleep. ... (8 replies)
... I am also trying to figure out which one is best for me and what the dosing should be. I do have inflammation that showed up on an MRI. I have been on prednisone for 5 days now 10mg in the morn, 5 at 2pm and 5 at 6pm. ... (0 replies)
... A few months ago I transitioned from Hydrocortisone to Prednisone because of the longer half-life of Prednisone. I was burning through the HC quickly, and needed a longer-acting steroid to get me through the night. However, I've also become very depressed over the past few months and am wondering if any of this can be attributed to Prednisone? Or would it be the same w/... (0 replies)
... have recently added 1mg prednisone in the a.m. ... (6 replies)
... staying there at least a week or two before tapering again. Docs tend to start people on the highest dose, but then don't consider tapering when stable. This is a BIG mistake on their part! ... (3 replies)
... My son, who is currently on Prednisone and Fludrocortisone is also "nocturnal" often and very tired and sleepy during the afternoon, especially since he returned to work. ... (8 replies)
Low cortisol test
Dec 21, 2003
... Are you taking prednisone or hydrocortisone? ... (2 replies)
... th way too much cortisol. The body is meant to have only so much cortisol, with extra available if needed. When you have surgery to either remove the pit tumor or the adrenal tumor then the ones that weren't working are suddenly, and without warning, called to action. And they just aren't ready. ... (5 replies)
... ll need fludrocortisone and either prednisone or hydrocortisone as replacements. ... (7 replies)
... My endo dr. just blames me for gaining the weight, saying that what I take for steriods is a 'very normal dose'. Are other types of steroids like prednisone or hydrocortisone any better or worse? ... (14 replies)
... Actually if you take replacement doses of prednisone or hydrocortisone then your body doesn't produce ATCH and can't make cortisol or DHEA. There is no need to get your levels checked on replacement doses, because your DHEA is guaranteed to be zero. ... (17 replies)
... Justine, You do need an emergency kit. If you are in a car wreck that really stresses you it could be a real need. If you get the flu with vomiting more than once or twice you should have a shot & go to the hospital for IV fluids. If emergency is called they do not have what you need & by the time you would be transported & they do blood draws at the hospital & all the... (6 replies)
... Maybe you should try some other longer acting med like prednisone or dexamethesone. That may help. ... (2 replies)
... ally frustrated with my endo. This is the third time I have gone to him and we are getting no where. First time I did all the lab work up for him but was on 12.5 prednisone in the morning with 7.5 in the afternoon. ... (8 replies)
... The reason to take hydrocortisone is because it is like the cortisol made by a normal body. The max dose would be 30mg, equal to the prednisone you are taking. 15mg a. ... (6 replies)
... in and out of adrenal crisis for 3 months and felt very close to death on a few occasions... long story short, my doctor believed that I had become resistant to hydrocortisone and so put me on a very high dose of dexamethasone. ... (0 replies)

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